John is Principal of Rosso Commercial Real Estate Services, a full-service commercial real estate brokerage headquartered in Annapolis MD. John specializes in representing Retail/Restaurant, Office and Medical clients, along with sales & leasing of commercial space and new development projects in the Baltimore-Washington-Annapolis “triangle”. Prior to Rosso Commercial, John served as Principal & Senior Vice President for Murphy Commercial Real Estate Services for 10 years. Prior to Murphy Commercial, John worked with Murphy-Hogan Commercial Real Estate, a subsidiary of The Hogan Companies, and prior to The Hogan Companies, John worked for Under Armour Performance Apparel.
John graduated with a Finance degree from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park. At Maryland, he was a member of the national fraternity, Phi Delta Theta.
John’s Charitable / Civic endeavors include serving on the board of trustees for the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County, board member for the Greater Severna Park & Arnold Chamber of Commerce, co-chairman of the board for Next Gen of Anne Arundel Co., board member for Creating Communities (www.creatingcommunities.net/) and board member of Building Traditions Society at Anne Arundel Medical Center Foundation. John served as a past board member for The Arc – Central Chesapeake Region (www.thearcccr.org/) and along with past board member/VP of the Anne Arundel County Commercial & Industrial Assoc. (AACIA). John is a member of ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers) and has been active in the CCIM Program (Certified Commercial Investment Manager).
Additionally, John was appointed in 2017 by County Executive Steve Schuh to serve on the newly created Agricultural-Tourism Commission focused on maximizing economic development in Southern Anne Arundel County while preserving its rural nature.
John lives in Annapolis, MD with his wife, Priscilla, and son, Jack.